Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Syncronized Swimming – Duet Finals – GBR Holmyard & Wilson

DOG COMMENTARY: Jim McKay and Ester Williams come to us from the Olympic Swim Center for the finals in the duet competition of synchronized swimming on August 9, 1984….as this video clip features Great Britian’s Caroline Holmyard & Carolyn Wilson.  Although Bone Daddy had never seen synchronized swimming before….he came away with a tremendous appreciation…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Mens Springboard – Final Dive

DOG ASIDE: By the time the men’s springboard diving finals reached the final dive at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….USA Greg Louganis had an insurmountable lead for the gold medal of almost 70 points…..that is how good this man was…..but the real race was for silver and bronze….with only 0.21 points separating CHN Tan Liangue…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Men’s Decathlon – Pole Vault & Hurdles & Discus

DOG ASIDE: Francis Morgan Ayodélé “Daley” Thompson, CBE (born 30 July 1958) is an English former decathlete….who won the decathlon gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Games and 1984 Los Angeles Games….breaking the decathlon world record four times.  With four world records….two Olympic gold medals….three Commonwealth titles….and wins in the World and European Championships….Thompson is considered by…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – The 2 Chinas & Womens Platform Diving Prelims

DOG COMMENTARY: Jim McKay brings the women’s platform diving preliminary round competition at the McDonald’s Swim Center on the University of Southern California (USC) campus on Day 14 of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..as this beautiful swim facility on the college campus carried the name of the corporate sponsor for swimming and diving at The…

Olympics 1984 Los Angeles – Kayak – Mens 1000m Doubles Heats

DOG ASIDE: The men’s K-2 1000 metres event was a pairs kayaking event conducted as part of the Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics…..as the American team of Terry Kent and Terry White would come in 2nd in this qualifying heat to Canada’s Hugh Fisher and Alwyn Morris….as the Canadian doubles team would eventually go…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens 3m Springboard – CHN Li Yihua & CAN Debbie Fuller

DOG ASIDE: The women’s springboard diving competition took place Olympics Swim Center at the University of Southern California (USC)….as this video highlights China’s Li Yihua and Canada’s Debbie Fuller 7th dive in the 10 dive preliminary round competition….where the top 12 women advance to the final round. USA’s Kelly McCormick is leading the prlims after…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving Womens Springboard Prelims & Track Mens 110m Hurdles Heats

DOG ASIDE: This video covers the women’s 3m springboard diving competition prelims….including the 6th and 7th dives in qualifying for the finals…USA divers Chris Seufart and Kelly McCormick….as Kelly is the daughter of springboard and platform diving gold medalist Pat McCormick at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics in Finland…..and the double gold winner again at the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Springboard Prelims

DOG ASIDE: The Women’s 3m Springboard event at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held August 5–6, 1984 at the Olympic Swim Stadium in Los Angeles, USA.  It was one of four diving events on the Games….as the competition was split into two phases….including the Preliminary round (5 August)…where the divers performed ten dives….with the twelve divers with the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Men’s Springboard Prelims

DOG ASIDE: The standings in the 1984 Olympics Men’s Springboard Diving competition after four (4) dives were Greg Louganis – USA – 179.55 pts….followed by China’s Li Hongping with 178.47 pts….then Tan of China with 170.19 pts…..then came Italy’s Italiani with 169.29 pts….with 5th place being held by USA’s Ron Merriott with 165.99 pts  The…